Introduction to Panama Healthcare
Panama is a popular medical tourism destination because many Panamanian doctors have been educated and trained in the United States and speak English.
Many Panama medical doctors and dentists were also working in the U.S. controlled Panama Canal Zone and for U.S. military personnel and families when the United States was in Panama from 1904 to the end of 1999.
Panama also has some of the most modern, hi-tech hospitals in all of Latin America.
Panama is only a short flight many airport hubs in the United States including Miami, Dallas, Houston, Atlanta, New York, and Washington D.C. Los Angeles also has direct flights to Panama City.
Panama offers qualified medical doctors and surgeons in the most popular medical tourism specialties such as: Plastic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Eye Surgery, Heart Surgery, and Obesity Surgery.
Foreigners can fly into Panama and stay at 4 or 5 star hotels before and after treatments or surgery and be able to tour Panama City, the Panama Canal, and other top tourist destinations including beautiful beaches, islands, and rain forests.
Panama also offers top notch local and international cuisine restaurants featuring fresh sea foods and imported Black Angus beef.